One dead, one in critical condition after truck hits tree

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a truck crashes into a tree in Kosciusko County.

It happened Sunday night around 10:54 p.m. on State Road 15, just south of County Road 900 north.

37-year-old Jason Watson was headed north on State Road 15 when he, for an unknown reason, crossed the center line and hit a tree head-on.

Watson was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger, 22-year-old Ellen Myers, of Warsaw was airlifted. She was listed Monday morning in critical, but stable condition.

The crash is still under investigation. Toxicology results are pending.


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